Elizabeth Hacker (nee Crompton) also Mrs Coape
6 August 1678 and christened 24 August 1678 and died November 1757.
Daughter of: Abraham Crompton (1649?-1724) and Elizabeth Bourne (1653-1690).
Sister of :
1. Samuel Crompton (1679-1757) who married Ann Rodes and then Martha Rich.
2. Mary Crompton (1680-1728) who married Henry Seal and then John Heslop.
3. John Crompton (1682-1750) who married Hannah Mather and then Margaret Rigby (1731?-?).
4. Abraham Crompton (1690-1766).
1st. 6 September 1703, in Brailsford near Derby, Henry Coape (16??-1707).
2nd. 4 April 1711, Samuel Hacker (16??-1724).
Elizabeth and Henry had issue:
1. Henry Coape (1704-1778), of Duffield, Derby. Sheriff of Derbyshire in 1703.
2. Abraham Coape (1705-????).
3. Samuel Coape (1706-1718).
Elizabeth and Samuel had issue:
3. Hannah Hacker (1713-1752?).
Elizabeth Hacker: An Overview
My knowledge of Elizabeth comes from:
1. Information supplied to me by Sheila Howells who has researched this from many sources including the Crompton Papers in the Derby Local History Library.
2. A 1747 Almanack owned by Hannah Stamford (nee Crompton, 1720-1788).
3. An entry in the Linley Wood list of 1925 stating that a pair of large portraits of Mrs & Mrs Hacker were hanging at Linley Wood in 1925.
4. A notebook of dates written by Elizabeth.
5. A letter to Elizabeth from her brother Abraham.
To Mrs Hacker
14th February 1745
I received you
kind letter by sister and one since with ye account of ye Rebels proceedings at
Please to turn over.
On ye Fast day I
One of the heads
of them sat on horseback att our door, made a speech and said they were come to
mend ye times and they would or they would all die. The Church should be as it
was, and so should ye protestant dissenters be ever ye same. One of them told me
they heard ye speech, I askt him exactly, when they returned a party came in
after nine at night with torches flaming and affrighted ye inhabitants very
much. A many great persons lodged here, they sent a file [of?] soldiers, they
had ye Tune Let ye King have his own again, they said what if you should be
hanged for playing a tune. They had dancing to ye music. They bid Paul set
candles in all ye windows, after a while one said its late, lets got to bed.
Paul was glad to hear ye saying. They made our people buy them coffee, tea,
brandy, rum &c. The night after ye Shabrage came in. Nine was billotted but
near 100 came, it was ye Guard House. Paul said he fetcht them in hay almost as
soft as heath, and they lay upon the floor and had great fires. They eat a great
deale and drank us almost dry. They loved boyld milk in ye morning. They quit
Paul and another one their Oath that we had no more than one horse &c. Three
mean men went out of this town with them. Ye Great ones that holds a
It is time now to conclude for I shall tire you. These with my kind respect and services to yourself Cousin Coape and Cousin Hanah are from your loving brother
Please to give my respects and services to relations and friends where you think proper.
A small note records:
Memorandum Henry Coape, Elizabeth Crompton were marryed Sept 6th 1703.
And Henry Coape was born August 9th 1704 being Wednesday, and baptized August 20th being Sabbath day.
And Abraham Coape was born October the 13th 1705 being Saturday, and baptized October 21st being Sabbath day. And Samuel Coape was born September 20th 1706 being fryday, and baptized September 29th being Sabbath day.
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